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CUCosta and AMResorts Sign Ecological Alliance


Established programs for the local population include the knowledge and protection of biodiversity, reduction and recycling of waste, organic and inorganic resources as well as the sustainable use of natural resources in the region of Bahia de Banderas.

Firefighters Trained in High-Rise Building Techniques


As part of the ongoing training for the Puerto Vallarta Fire Department, a course in "Fighting Fires in High-Rise Buildings" is being given to local firemen by the Guadalajara Fire Department.

Annual August Sweet Corn Festival in Jala


As harvest season slowly approaches, enjoy Jaripeos (Mexican Rodeo), fireworks, and a fair devoted to corn-related products, and of course a prize to the largest corn, which sometimes exceeds 16 inches, all taking place in Jala, Nayarit the first two weeks of August.

A New Source for Mail in Riviera Nayarit


MailBoxes Etc. in El Centro has a great new service for the communities of Nuevo Vallarta, Bucerias, La Cruz, Sayulita, Punta de Mita and San Pancho! Anyone who signs up for a mailbox to receive their US/Canadian mail will receive mail delivery to their area!

Special Needs Children Swim With the Dolphins


As part of the activities of the Integral Family Development System (DIF) of Puerto Vallarta through the Comprehensive Care Program for Persons with Disabilities (PAID), the end of the school year was marked with the Special Education Scholarships 2011-2012 at Aquaventuras Park.

Second Tunnel in Puerto Vallarta Nearing Completion


After almost a year and a half of construction on what the Puerto Vallarta locals call the "big tunnel", the Mayor, Salvador Gonzalez Resendiz, states that the work on the second tunnel is scheduled to conclude in mid-August or early September of 2012.

Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Puerto Vallarta


Even though we are in the Summer season here in Puerto Vallarta, there are still plenty of events and activities going on to keep our locals and tourists occupied and having fun.

Horseback Summer Camp at La Patrona Polo Club

CVB of Riviera Nayarit

Children learn to ride on different types of saddles, learn how to do stunts, participate in rallies, travel on a wagon and gain knowledge about horses and the care they need.

Children from Nueva Vida Shelter Rewarded with Visit to Vallarta Zoo


As a small recognition of the Nueva Vida Shelter for their excellent academic performance during the school year that just concluded, the children were taken on a guided tour of the Vallarta Municipal Zoo by the System for Integral Family Development.

Amigos de La Cruz Summer School Needs Volunteers

Amigos de La Cruz

Rod is looking for some help from Amigos members with the outings on Fridays, the 20th and 27th of July. These outings are respectively to the Turtle Camp in Nuevo Vallarta, and to the Crocodile Camp in Boca de Tomates, and he needs about five more adults to keep an eye on the kids.

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